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Sustainable Construction Trends: How Builders Can Offer Value

Sustainable construction is continuing to influence the building industry. As we face rising energy costs, material shortages and even stronger storms caused by warmer temperatures, homebuyers are looking at ways to create a home that's more sustainable and less harmful to the environment. Let's take a look at the sustainability trends you'll be seeing in 2022 and how you can respond to translate value to your homeowners.
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De-Coding Climate Zones: Planning Resilient Construction

While sustainability is continuing its reign as a key purchase consideration for homebuyers, we’re seeing indications that “resiliency” is …

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Does a Metal Roof Need a Radiant Barrier?

Robert Morris, a Trenton, New Jersey manufacturer, created the first sheet metal roof for his own Philadelphia mansion in 1794. Even though…

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What is Sheathing Tape and Why Do I Need It?

Sheathing tape is a relatively new asset to the homebuilder's toolbox. But like most innovations, it's hard to imagine any professional tod…

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Trends: Five Best Sustainable Building Materials Best Practices

Sustainability and green construction are dominating homebuilding trends as homeowners are choosing energy efficiency as a primary driver i…

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Beauty Behind the Walls: Helping Homeowners Achieve Sustainable Net Zero Energy Builds

Homebuyers across the country are looking for definitive ways to achieve extreme efficiency. While some want energy efficiency, others are …

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When to Use Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring According to the Pros

With many sub-flooring options on the market, building professionals must weigh their options and make a decision that can be tough when co…

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Building Trends: Choosing Fire-Rated OSB for Deck Wrap Texas Donut Construction

Population growth in many U.S. cities is fueling the rise of a different building design within its urban and suburban areas. This demand f…

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How Does Sustainable Building Affect the Construction Industry?

As new data and construction practices shape the building industry, sustainable construction takes on new and improved forms based on expan…

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Tighter Building Envelopes

Overall, improvements in building envelopes have helped homeowners benefit from greater protection against moisture. Builders are able to c…

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LP Building Solutions: Our Part in the Future of Green Building

Sustainability and resiliency go hand-in-hand when it comes to the building industry's future. Sustainability starts in the building indust…

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IBSx 2021: Looking at Top Trends, Takeaways and Innovation

The 2021 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) took on a new format this year. The entire event took place virtually through engaging onl…

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Managing Moisture Behind Board and Batten Siding

While board and batten siding is typically made of wood, it can also be made from vinyl, fiber cement or even steel. But if you're worried …